Prevalence and causative agents of superficial mycoses in a textile factory in Adana, Turkey.

@article{elik2003PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and causative agents of superficial mycoses in a textile factory in Adana, Turkey.},
  author={Erkan Çelik and Macit Ilkit and Ferdi Tanir},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2003},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={329-33}
}
This study was carried out in a textile factory settled in the city center of Adana, Turkey. The workers were evaluated for the presence of superficial mycoses and the interaction of their working environment or working condition. A total of 431 textile workers were included in the study, with a male to female ratio of 378 (87.7%) to 53 (12.3%) and an age range of 19-52 (mean: 33.7 +/- 6.8). Direct examination and/or culture revealed superficial mycoses in 73 (16.9%) workers, among them 56 (76… CONTINUE READING